Samuel L. Jackson would like to remind you that there's more to movies than "this Avengers and Marvel shit"

Few celebrities are capable of managing a larger-than-life persona better than Samuel L. Jackson, perhaps American acting’s finest artist in the medium of yelling “Motherfucker” at fools. Although he’s got range to spare, Jackson’s default persona often falls back on a particular flavor of exasperated amusement that…

Kenan is finally prepared to seize his destiny as network TV's next beloved, befuddled sitcom dad

Having spent the vast majority of the last 25 years—give or take a year or two in between the end of All That and the start of his record-setting tenure on Saturday Night Live—on TV, Kenan Thompson is finally prepared to evolve, Pokémon-style, into his final televisual form: The hallowed role of put-upon sitcom dad.

Jon Bernthal says he's "at peace" with the idea of The Punisher potentially getting the axe

Netflix dropped a new season of The Punisher onto its servers this weekend, reintroducing streaming fans to the world of uber-violent veteran vigilante Frank Castle. If recent history is any indication, that suggests the service is already hard at work cooking up an exciting follow-up project for the show’s second…

Good And Mad author Rebecca Traister teaches Stephen Colbert about history's overlooked angry women

Testing Late Show host Stephen Colbert on his American history on Friday’s show, best-selling author and pundit Rebecca Traister was impressed by Colbert’s grasp of Abigail Adams—at least as far as it went. Paraphrasing the “the one woman that we always hear about” (according to Traister) when it comes to the…

It's time to finally decide: Is Donnie Darko actually deep, or does it just have a really great soundtrack?

Few films of the last 20 years have generated more, or more divisive, conversation—including on this very site, where it’s kicked off discussions about cult film, ideal soundtracks, and the reasons directors should sometimes leave their past work well and truly alone—than Richard Kelly’s Donnie Darko . Simultaneously…

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